Spalt hop pellets. Germany - Crop '18 (AA 4.1%)
Traditional, very fine or noble aroma hop.
Spalt is the definative hop in Alts, but great in lagers as well.
Pedigree Traditional German landrace variety selected and grown in the area of the same name.
Maturity Medium - early
Yield 1200 - 1600 kg./ha or 1000 - 1400 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Vigorous with long laterals but not prolific cone producer.
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Field resistance to German strains of Verticillium wilt and some tolerance to downy mildew.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Fair to good but light cones
Cone-Structure Smallish but fairly tight cone
Lupulin Fair amount pale yellow in color
Aroma Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy
Alpha Acid 4 - 5% w/w
Beta Acid 4 - 5% w/w
Cohumulone 23 - 28% of alpha acids
Storageability 50 - 60% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 0.5 - 1.1 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 15 - 25% of whole oil
Humulene 18 - 25% of whole oil
Carophyllene 10 -15% of whole oil
Farnesene 10 -15% of whole oil
General Trade Perception Traditional, very fine or noble aroma hop.
Possible Substitutions US Saaz, US Tettnang, German Spalt Select
Typical Beer Styles Lager, Pilsner, Bock, Alt, Kvlsch, Munich Helles
Additional Information Grown only in Spalt area and not a large acreage available.
Typical Hop Use Aroma